Purdue Pharma is collapsing under an avalanche of lawsuits that accuse it of using false claims to promote OxyContin in the US. Photo: Reuters

Chinese pharmaceutical firm accused of using fake doctors, misleading claims to drive OxyContin sales

  • Allegations made against Mundipharma, an affiliate of Purdue Pharma, which is facing thousands of lawsuits in the US over claims made about its painkiller
  • Mundipharma tells doctors that time-release painkillers like OxyContin are less addictive than other opioids, according to interviews with current and former employees and company’s own training and marketing materials
Topic |   Health in China

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Purdue Pharma is collapsing under an avalanche of lawsuits that accuse it of using false claims to promote OxyContin in the US. Photo: Reuters
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